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Photo: A hang glider soars over the dunes in a North Carolina park.

Hang Gliding, North Carolina

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Adventure and Exploration Photos

My friend Wes Stalls gave me a call one ...

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Photo: The sun sets over the west shoulder of Everest and Nuptse.

Sunset, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Adventure and Exploration Photos

The sun sets over the west shoulder of Mount ...

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Photo: Water pouring over the ledge of Godafoss waterfall in Iceland

Godafoss, Iceland

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

A glacial torrent pours over a 40-foot-high ledge at ...

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Photo: Pedestrians walk across the Charles Bridge in Prague.

Charles Bridge, Prague

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2012

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Prague's Charles Bridge at night as a dense ...

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Photo: Aerial view of the Alatna River

Alatna River Valley, Gates of the Arctic

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2012

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Alatna River Valley, August 19, 2010
"I paddled across ...

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Photo: A couple rests at a campsite in Glacier Bay National Park.

Hikers, Glacier Bay National Park

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

My wife and I paddled up the west arm ...

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Photo: A detail of the rings of a sequoia tree in Yosemite National Park

Sequoia Tree, Yosemite National Park

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

The life rings of a sequoia tree in Yosemite ...

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Photo: Mount Moran reflected in the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park

Mount Moran, Grand Teton National Park

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2012

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Mount Moran is reflected in Snake River at Oxbow ...

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Photo: A hiker posing for a self-portrait in Joshua Tree National Park

Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2012

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A clear night at Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National ...

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Photo: Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park

Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2012

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Most people know about the Hoh Rain Forest in ...

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Photo: A whale shark feeding on plankton off the coast of Djibouti

Whale Shark, Gulf of Tadjoura

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

In winter young whale sharks come to feed on ...

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Photo: A boy running through the rain in Bangladesh

Rainfall, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2012

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Villagers along the southern coast of Bangladesh not only ...

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Photo: Foliage surrounding the Hraunfossar waterfall in Iceland

Hraunfossar Waterfall, Iceland

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Hraunfossar waterfall in September looks much as it would ...

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Photo: Inside the Subway slot canyon in Zion National Park

Canyon, Zion National Park

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2012

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Inside Zion National Park's famous Subway slot canyon ...

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Photo: Light shining through the gills of a mushroom

Mushroom, Oregon

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2012

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Light shines through the gills of a wild mushroom ...

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Photo: A boiling lava cauldron in the Nyiragongo volcano in the Congo

Lava Cauldron, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Exhaling clouds of gas, a cauldron of lava boils ...

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Photo: The Golden Gate bridge at sunrise

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2012

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My favorite photograph, captured on my last morning in ...

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Photo: A night shot of an alligator in a Florida state park

Alligator, Florida

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2012

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I made this image at Myakka River State Park ...

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Photo: A landform, known as the Wave, at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Petrified Sand Dunes, Arizona

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2012

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Sinuous lines of color swirl through the Wave, the ...

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Photo: A fisherman hauling up a net off the coast of Thailand

Fisherman, Thailand

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2012

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At the break of dawn, fishermen from the Phatthalung ...

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Photo: A cracked lake bed in the Mojave Desert

Tecopa, Mojave Desert

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2012

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Tecopa is located a few miles south of Shoshone ...

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Photo: Thunderheads over silos in Saskatchewan

Thunderheads, Canada

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2012

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A major thunderhead masses near Briercrest, Saskatchewan, in August ...

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 Photo: A shoebill bird in Uganda

Shoebill, Uganda

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

The shoebill is a bizarre bird, named because of ...

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Photo: An aerial shot of rivers flowing in Baja California

Desert Rivers, Mexico

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2012

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Rivers forming treelike figures on the desert of Baja ...

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Photo: Wetland in Karkonosze National Park, Poland

Karkonosze National Park, Poland

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2012

Karkonosze, Poland

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Photo: A green anole lizard shedding its skin

Green Anole, Texas

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2012

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Spring is busting out all over southeast Texas. New ...

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Photo: A close-up view of a melting stream in Finland

Spring Stream, Finland

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

I took this photo at the edge of a ...

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Photo: A woman walks with an umbrella across a rainy street in Washington, D.C.

Rainy Day, Washington, D.C.

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2012

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Washington, D.C., looks like Paris at 17th and ...

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Photo: An underwater view of lily pads in a lake in the Adirondacks

Lily Pads, Eagle Lake

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2012

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An underwater camera offers a fish's-eye view of ...

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Photo: A boulder photographed against the night sky in Washington

Rubbing Stone, Washington

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Looking as if it fell from the sky, a ...

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Photo: A horned owl taking flight

Horned Owl, Saskatchewan

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2012

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This great horned owl burst from the window of ...

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Photo: A field along the east coast of Scotland

Field, Scotland

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2012

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Just after sunrise on the east coast of Scotland ...

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Photo: Residents of the Santa Rosa dos Pretos quilombo dance during a drum festival.

Creole Drum Festival, Brazil

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2012

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Swirling to West African rhythms, residents of the Santa ...

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Photo: A view into the Erta Ale volcano in Africa

Erta Ale Volcano, Ethiopia

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2012

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A lake of lava bubbles atop Erta Ale, the ...

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Photo: A caravan of camels carrying supplies

Camel Trek, Shaksgam River

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

It took dozens of camels and eight Kyrgyz drivers ...

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Photo: A street scene in Istanbul

Taksim Square, Istanbul

Photo of the Day, March 28, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Street Life
Istanbul, Turkey
By foot, rail, and automobile ...

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